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rates were present during severe, multi-year bear markets in both stocks and real estate. When it comes to government eco- nomic miscues, there is plenty of blame to go around. To revisit the question of who investors should pay the most attention to (the President, Congress or the Federal Reserve), the answer is all of them.  Kenneth Winans is an investment man- agement pioneer, award-winning author, Forbes columnist and former trustee of the Museum of American Finance. This article was adapted from his latest book, Investment Atlas 2: Using History as a Financial Tool (2017).  |  Spring 2017  |  FINANCIAL HISTORY  35